The Energy in Buildings and Communities TCP carries out research & development activities toward near-zero energy and carbon emissions in the built environment.

Executive Committee

The Energy in Buildings and Communities TCP mission is to develop and facilitate the integration of technologies and processes for energy efficiency. The EBC TCP Executive Committee Representatives for Ireland are Mr. Conor Hanniffy (SEAI) and Mr. Brian McIntyre (SEAI).

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Conor Hanniffy

Deep Retrofit Pilot Programme - Programme Manager

With a background in Mechanical Engineering and Project Management, Conor has over 20 year’s programme management experience in private and public sectors.

Conor has previously managed SEAI’s Accelerated Capital Allowance programme for energy efficient equipment and the Building Energy Rating Programme. Conor now manages SEAI’s Deep Retrofit Pilot Programme and actively engages with the research community to leverage the evidence base to inform strategic direction of SEAI programmes.


Brian McIntyre

Deep Retrofit Pilot Programme - Programme Executive

Brian McIntyre is Programme Executive on the Deep Retrofit Pilot Programme in the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI), having joined the organisation in April 2017.

He was formerly Senior Scientist at RPS Group in Environment & Resource Management, with a core focus on the energy sector throughout his career. Brian provided consultancy services to the public and private sector on policy, infrastructure and technology and also to SEAI’s public sector, SME, RD&D and Delivery programmes since 2005.



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